We’ve created salary advancement courses and teacher professional development since the 80s. That might not mean much to you, at least not at first. But the timeline matters. Here’s why: In those 30-something years, we’ve listened to what teachers tell us about their exact needs inside and outside of the classroom.
Sure, many educators want to sharpen their math pedagogy or discover how to gamify their lesson plans. But several teachers who choose Advancement Courses to propel their careers forward have discovered what sits right at the tip-top of their pyramid of needs.
Your job means caring for other people, understanding their needs, developing custom-designed solutions, delivering on those promises, and making adjustments based on results. But so often, teachers get stuck in a rinse-and-repeat cycle that relegates their own mental health to the lowest possible priority.
Educator wellness professional development can help you create a new reality. The question is: Which teacher wellness PD is right for you?
Which option most accurately describes your situation in the classroom?
If you could change one of these, which would it be?
On days when you’re stressed to the max, which option would be most helpful?
It’s a rare day you go home without taking work with you. Which of the following are you most likely to do?
In line with your mental and physical health, where do you need to go?
Reclaiming Your Passion for Teaching with Balance and Bandwidth
Learn ways to prioritize tasks, time management tips, and how work-life balance can make you an even more effective and efficient educator. Explore multitasking, how modern connections and disconnections steal focus, and understand how the basic needs of sleep, food, and exercise are the foundation for flourishing.
Connection and Calming Strategies for Today’s Teachers
Connection and Calming Strategies for Today’s Teachers will ensure you break free from the bonds of stress as it teaches why cortisol floods our bloodstream when we are under stress, and how somatic awareness, mindfulness, and emotional resilience are the tools we can use to retrain our stress response for a happy, healthy life.
Living Your Happiest Life, Inside & Outside the Classroom
Teaching is incredibly rewarding, but it can also be incredibly hard. In order to be the most effective teachers, we need to bring our best selves into the classroom. When you feel exhausted and overwhelmed, this can be easier said than done. In Living Your Happiest Life you will learn how to master your mindset to improve your happiness. This course will help you lead a happier life, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Building on Your Strengths for Professional Wellbeing
Whether you're a new teacher challenged by the demands of the profession, a mid-career teacher looking to reinvigorate your practice, or a veteran educator seeking a change, you’ll find ideas to meet your needs. Through personal reflection, skills assessment, and exploration, we'll guide you in identifying your strengths, areas for growth, and potential pathways for the future.
Goodbye Teacher Burnout, Welcome Teacher Wellness
Explore what it means to experience teacher burnout, discover the differences between burnout and demoralization, learn why teachers are leaving the profession, and why educators are more exhausted than ever. By the end of this course, you will know how to mitigate and manage burnout, you will walk away with a stockpile of strategies for self-care, and you will understand how healthy living provides a path toward wellness and away from burnout.